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Man arrested in connection with armed robbery

Thu, 15 May 2014

The thief was riding a stolen motorcycle
The thief was riding a stolen motorcycle

Police have arrested a man in connection with an armed robbery at a Douglas jewellery shop.

He has been detained at Police Headquarters as enquiries into last Friday's incident continue.

RHS Jewellers on Prospect Hill was raided with the thief taking over £25,000 worth of goods before escaping on a motorcycle.

The bike was taken from the rear of Road and Track on Tynwald Street and later found to the rear of Belmont Terrace - the clothing, helmet and hammer used during in the incident were found burnt.

Detective Sergeant Brian Shimmin says police are still appealing for witnesses:


  • Brian Shimmin

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